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Opinion | Despite the findings of the Facebook Files, we can still use Facebook and Instagram

Opinion | Despite the findings of the Facebook Files, we can still use Facebook and Instagram

By Talia Spillerman, For The Pitt News October 11, 2021
As long as we recognize that our online communications serve our own interests as well as benefit companies, we can still use Facebook or any other online platform. 
Pitt Missed Connections is an Instagram account with the mission of putting students in contact with a person they wish they had spoken to. An anonymous Pitt student created the account after Pitt shut down due to the pandemic.

Editorial | Our eight favorite Pitt-related social media accounts

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 17, 2021
From those who find beauty in trash, to animal lovers, to those looking to take back a fumbled interaction in a dorm elevator, there’s something for everyone on this list. 
Pitt Missed Connections is an Instagram account with the mission of putting students in contact with a person they wish they had spoken to. An anonymous Pitt student created the account after Pitt shut down due to the pandemic.

Instagram account seeks to reunite students’ missed connections

By Kaitlyn Nuebel, Staff Writer April 7, 2021
An anonymous Pitt student created Pitt Missed Connections on March 8, an Instagram account with the mission of putting students in contact with the person they wish they had spoken to.
Pitt sophomore Madison Myslewicz began her food instagram, @madisoneatss, to pass the time during quarantine.

Pittsburgh food Instagrammers use social media to make mouths water

By Hayley Lesh, Staff Writer September 23, 2020
Many users know food accounts across the globe for their delicious dishes, but local food Instagrammers want to showcase what Pittsburgh has to offer.
@cathedral_thoughts on Instagram has 1,997 followers.

Pitt Instagrammers capture campus life

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer March 18, 2020
If you’re stuck at home and desperately missing Cathy, crave one last meal at Market or in need of at-home fitness motivation — look no further than your Instagram search bar.
A sign from the Druids was hung outside Posvar Hall in 2016.

Druids establish not-so-secret social media presence

By Nicole Marzzacco, Staff Writer January 31, 2020
An Instagram and Twitter account — both with the handle @realpittdruids — run by a secret society called the Druids first became active in early December 2019.
Opinion | Hiding Instagram likes is not the solution to improving mental health

Opinion | Hiding Instagram likes is not the solution to improving mental health

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist December 4, 2019
This is definitely a positive move by Instagram to alleviate the self-esteem issues that people experience as a result of the app.
Opinion | Dark tourism shouldnt be used for social media clout

Opinion | Dark tourism shouldn’t be used for social media clout

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist November 4, 2019
This behavior is reflective of a disconnect with the past and simultaneously reveals a dangerous aspect of social media.
Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

By The Pitt News Staff February 6, 2019
In the heat of all of the assignments, applications and exams, we can’t help but dream of a low-stress life, here are our funny post-grad plans:
Julie Jurich, director of social media and media relations for men’s soccer, wrestling and women’s tennis, controls Pitt Athletics’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, oh my!

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer January 7, 2019
The facebook comment section of Pitt Athletics posts aren’t always the best place to hang out, but according to SID Julie Jurich, who is in charge of the social media, it usually isn't too bad. You can find out what all goes into the social media pages here.
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